Controversial Books for sbep

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.424 2.94 Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James
1.341 3.81 That Girl Started Her Own Country by Holy Ghost Writer
1.326 3.17 The Celestine Prophecy: An Adventure by James Redfield
1.28 3.33 Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan
1.275 3.1 The Celestine Prophecy: An Experiential Guide by James Redfield
1.236 3.65 Living in the Light: A Guide to Personal and Planetary Transformation by Shakti Gawain
1.189 3.54 Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
1.165 3.53 The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
1.147 3.79 Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives by Dan Millman
1.09 3.64 Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
1.082 3.81 Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values by Robert M. Pirsig
1.075 3.83 Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom
1.072 3.56 Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
1.065 3.9 Beloved by Toni Morrison
1.058 3.4 Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me by Chelsea Handler
1.055 3.38 The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
1.05 3.75 The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods by Julia Hill
1.044 3.52 My Point...And I Do Have One by Ellen DeGeneres
1.043 3.23 Armada by Ernest Cline
1.034 3.54 Need to Know by Karen Cleveland
1.03 3.7 The Blue Between Sky and Water by Susan Abulhawa
1.022 3.36 Seriously...I'm Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres
1.021 3.43 Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang by Chelsea Handler
1.015 3.94 The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
1.014 4.01 Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
1.007 4.09 The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
1.004 3.89 Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf
1.003 3.55 Inferno by Dan Brown
1.003 3.66 Off to Be the Wizard by Scott Meyer
1.001 3.99 Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa
0.996 3.36 Drag King Dreams by Leslie Feinberg
0.986 3.81 Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
0.976 4.14 Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
0.975 4.05 A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
0.972 4.08 Angela Davis: An Autobiography by Angela Y. Davis
0.97 4.07 In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations by Jerry Mander
0.968 3.23 Stupid White Men ...and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation! by Michael Moore
0.968 3.63 The Deal of a Lifetime: A Novella by Fredrik Backman
0.967 3.01 Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James
0.963 3.91 Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
0.962 3.69 Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman
0.962 3.86 Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
0.961 3.94 Daemon by Daniel Suarez
0.954 4.12 The Dark Tower by Stephen King
0.953 3.53 Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
0.953 3.82 Luna by Julie Anne Peters
0.952 3.79 The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.951 4.08 Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
0.951 3.74 Normal People by Sally Rooney
0.949 4.05 Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
0.949 3.73 Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
0.948 3.91 The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
0.948 4.04 The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
0.946 3.51 The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.946 3.98 My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman
0.946 4.06 The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
0.946 3.8 Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker by Kevin Mitnick
0.941 3.86 Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television by Jerry Mander
0.941 3.93 This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins
0.94 4.07 The Overstory by Richard Powers
0.94 3.86 More Than This by Patrick Ness
0.938 3.83 Sula by Toni Morrison
0.932 4.02 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
0.932 3.83 Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger
0.93 3.69 The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
0.928 3.72 The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich
0.925 3.66 Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown
0.925 3.28 Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man by Chaz Bono
0.924 4.1 I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb
0.924 3.85 The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
0.922 3.95 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
0.921 3.34 Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore
0.92 4.11 Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.92 3.93 Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics by bell hooks
0.918 4.07 American Gods by Neil Gaiman
0.917 4.1 Our revolution by Bernie Sanders
0.917 3.85 Tracks by Louise Erdrich
0.916 3.97 Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
0.915 3.97 Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden
0.914 3.63 The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
0.909 3.82 An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks
0.909 4.1 The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich
0.907 4.05 The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
0.907 3.89 Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
0.906 4.04 Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
0.905 3.99 The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
0.905 4.11 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
0.905 3.58 The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
0.905 4.1 Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
0.904 3.72 Affinity by Sarah Waters
0.904 3.77 The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason by Chapo Trap House
0.899 4.13 A Massive Swelling: Celebrity Reexamined as a Grotesque, Crippling Disease and Other Cultural Revelations by Cintra Wilson
0.898 4.06 Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
0.896 4.05 The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
0.894 4.23 And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer: A Novella by Fredrik Backman
0.89 3.59 The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
0.884 3.97 The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
0.88 4.15 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
0.88 4.15 The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
0.88 4.19 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
0.878 4.02 Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
0.878 3.83 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
0.876 4.14 The Color Purple by Alice Walker
0.875 3.88 State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
0.869 4.01 Life Will Be the Death of Me: . . . and you too! by Chelsea Handler
0.866 4.17 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.863 3.66 Is Everyone Hanging Out without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling
0.861 4.29 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling
0.86 3.98 Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
0.86 3.81 Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson
0.859 4.24 Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg
0.859 3.93 Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
0.855 4.31 Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
0.85 4.05 Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
0.849 3.89 Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
0.846 4.38 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
0.844 4.06 Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
0.844 4.13 In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
0.843 4.02 And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
0.843 4.19 Beartown by Fredrik Backman
0.84 4.36 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
0.839 4.12 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
0.838 3.93 Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
0.837 4.05 The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
0.835 4.08 Calypso by David Sedaris
0.833 4.09 How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking – for Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers by Sönke Ahrens
0.833 4.18 Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
0.831 3.91 An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
0.83 3.92 The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani
0.826 3.92 Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
0.825 4.2 11/22/63 by Stephen King
0.825 4.14 Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
0.823 4.12 The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
0.823 3.9 The Killing Moon by N. K. Jemisin
0.822 4.18 Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
0.82 3.98 The Women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor
0.82 4 Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman
0.819 4.21 Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
0.815 4.06 The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
0.814 4.03 Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
0.813 4.31 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
0.811 4.31 A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
0.809 4.01 Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
0.808 4.21 Peace Pilgrim: Her Life and Work in Her Own Words by Peace Pilgrim
0.807 4.28 A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
0.806 4.32 The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
0.804 3.87 Lexicon by Max Barry
0.802 3.6 Fresh Complaint: Stories by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.801 4.2 Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
0.794 4 I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara
0.794 4.21 Invisible man, got the whole world watching : a young black man's education by Mychal Denzel Smith
0.79 4.36 The Help by Kathryn Stockett
0.787 4.14 Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera
0.781 4 There There by Tommy Orange
0.781 4 The Round House by Louise Erdrich
0.776 4.37 Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
0.776 4.14 The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
0.772 4.3 Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
0.772 3.27 Dancing with Mr. Darcy: Stories Inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House by Sarah Waters
0.767 4.07 The Institute by Stephen King
0.763 4.08 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
0.76 4.17 Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West
0.756 4.23 Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Y. Davis
0.752 4.3 Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
0.751 3.98 Annabel by Kathleen Winter
0.746 4.02 The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
0.739 3.91 Incognegro by Mat Johnson
0.736 4.38 The Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson
0.731 4.38 Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur
0.722 4.17 Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement by Angela Y. Davis
0.717 4.11 The Pearl That Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi
0.713 4.47 The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
0.712 4.07 Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik
0.711 4.34 Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture by Roxane Gay
0.691 4.48 So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
0.679 4.09 Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life by Michael Moore
0.673 4.41 The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
0.666 4.33 When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors
0.647 4.24 Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party by Joshua Bloom
0.645 4.44 Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
0.64 4.12 All the Names They Used for God: Stories by Anjali Sachdeva
0.522 4.38 Tomboy Survival Guide by Ivan Coyote
0.508 4.61 At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance - A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power by Danielle L. McGuire